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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library

Established in 1962, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library is one of the major art history reference libraries in the country. Free and open year-round on weekdays, the Clark Library is – rare among research collections – open to the public without qualification. Focusing on post-medieval art, the Clark Library’s collection is outstanding in Italian and Northern Renaissance, Baroque, and French nineteenth-century, history of photography, and contemporary art fields and is well ...



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xvi, 329 p. illus., 36 plates, 6 fold. plans. 36 cm
Topic: Strasbourg (France)
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Title in pencil on inside cover. In box. Label in bottom of box: Distributed by Boston Book & Art Shop. Contains plates 1-60. [Japanese designs from Ukiyoe prints (call number: NK1484 J35) contains a partial set of these plates. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament--Japan, Color prints, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Issued in portfolios
Topic: Embroidery
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by Watson, Mrs
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Copies of designs chiefly in ink. Some designs on slips of paper laid in. Other designs pasted on inside of front and back covers
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
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by Maison Robert, firm, Paris; Ducroquet, Victor
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Mounted label on inside of front cover: Maison Robert, Victor Ducroquet, gendre et successeur, no. 78312
Topics: Textile fabrics -- France -- History -- 19th century, Sample books
Source: folio
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by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910; Buckle, Mary
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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1st English edition pub. 1886. cf. Pataky, v.1, p. 155
Topic: Needlework
Originally issued as supplements to the Journal. -- Cf. Pref. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Tatting, Lace and lace making, Decoration and ornament|,...
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by Brandon-Jones, Anne
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Vincent, W. D. F. (William D. F.), 1860-1926
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Topics: Tailoring (Women's), Clothing and dress, Clothing and dress
In envelope. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery, Design
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Issued in portfolios
Topic: Embroidery
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by Sugden, Alan Victor; Edmondson, John Ludlam
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Some plates printed on both sides
Topic: Wallpaper
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Title page and dedication lithographed
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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Title from spine
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament -- France, Decoration and ornament -- Directoire style
Source: folio
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by Kerzman, Marie Louise
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Topic: Knitting
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by Perkins, George C; Ford, Anna Grayson; M. Heminway and Sons Silk Co
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Topics: Embroidery, Crocheting, Knitting, Silk
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Plates accompanied by leaves with descriptive letterpress and illustrations not included in pagination
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
Topic: Textile fabrics
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by Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium); Errera, Isabelle
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At head of title: Musées royaux du cinquantenaire, Parc de Cinquantenaire à Bruxelles
Topics: Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium), Textile fabrics
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by Caulfeild, S. F. A. (Sophia Frances Anne), 1824-1911; Saward, Blanche C
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At head of title: Dedicated to H.R.M. Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne
Topic: Needlework
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Added t.-p., illuminated
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Topics: Ink, Calligraphy
Exhibited:"A Taste for the Antique," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library, 1994-5
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Topics: Furniture, Furniture design, Interior decoration
At head of title: New and rev. ed. of
Topic: Textile fabrics
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No. t.-p. Information from dealer's description laid in
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Added title-page, "Livre d'ornements, par Liénard ... Année MDCCCLXXII" and three special title-pages, lettered A,B,C, "Spécimens de la décoration et de l'ornementation au XIXme siècle, par Lienard", all with ornamental borders. First published in 1866. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topic: Decorative arts -- Netherlands -- History -- 19th century
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Topic: Crocheting
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Topic: Needlework
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by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Color t.p
Topics: Embroidery, Design
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by Thiriez & Cartier-Bresson; Cartier-Bresson, Mme
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Topic: Tatting
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No. t.-p
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Source: folio
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by Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852
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Exhibited:"Gothic Revival and Chromolithography in Nineteenth Century Books on Ornament," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Topic: Decoration and ornament
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Color title page
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Cover title. Many plates have running title: Costume Parisien, with embroidery patterns related to costume shown. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Embroidery, Costume--France--History--19th century, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Fashion,...
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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In portfolio
Topic: Macramé
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by Maison Sedille (Firm)
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No. t.-p. Label mounted on inside front cover: Maison Sedille, Eugène Unsworth & Cie successeurs. On spine: Perse. Mounted illustrations are Persian embroidery trim samples using gold and silver. Forms part of The Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery -- Iran, Sample books, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms
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by Moises, Fr
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Cover title
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
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Cover title
Topics: Alphabets, Initials
Source: folio
Translation of: Farbige Dekorationen
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Mural painting and decoration
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Topic: Textile fabrics
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by Lessing, Julius, 1843-1908
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In portfolio
Topic: Embroidery
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile fabrics, Textile industry
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Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Design, Art, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
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On inside of front cover: M... Read, 15 Gt. Cumberland St., Hyde Park. Name Eliza Read on some of the designs. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery, Design, Pattern books, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Detail studies
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by Vinciolo, Federico de, fl. 1587-1599
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First published in two volumes in Paris in 1587
Topics: Lace and lace making -- Patterns, Decoration and ornament, Renaissance, Embroidery -- Patterns
Topic: Color
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The double plate consists of mounted color specimens
Topics: Stencil work, Decoration and ornament
Cover title: Flowers conventionalized
Topic: Botanical illustration
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by Cousine Claire; Tedesco, François, pub., Paris
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5 fold. transfer patterns in pocket
Topic: Embroidery
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by Vallance, Aymer, 1862-1943
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Edition limited to 220 copies, 210 of which are for sale
Topic: Morris, William, 1834-1896
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by Palliser, Bury, Mrs., 1805-1878
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Bibliography: p. 405-443
Topic: Lace and lace making
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Volume contains 117 mounted color illustrations of embroidery designs, many charted on graph paper. Forms part of: Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Embroidery--History--19th century, Embroidery--Patterns, Pattern books
Cover title
Topics: Lettering, Lettering, Commercial catalogs, Sample books
Source: folio
Bookplate of Marie Wiley Giles. In portfolio. Missing plates: 3-7, 9, 11-12, 21, 24-25, 30, 37, 41, 52, 54-55, 59, and 60. Designs selected from Ukiyoe prints (NK1484 U4) contains a full set of these plates. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament--Japan, Color prints, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
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by Brainerd & Armstrong Co
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
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by Butterick Publishing Company
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Topic: Tatting
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by Savage, E. M. A. (Eliza Mary Ann), 1836-1885; Hale, Lucretia P. (Lucretia Peabody), 1820-1900
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
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"Il paraîtra un Cahier tous les mois." Contains Cahiers 7 to 12 bound together
Topic: Textile design
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by Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873
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Title within colored ornamental border
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
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by Stone, Elizabeth; Owen, Henry, Mrs; Wilton, Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton, Countess of, 1801-1858
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Ornamental half-title
Topics: Needlework, Tapestry
v. 1. A to cre. -- v. 2. Cre to emb. -- v. 3. Emb to kni. -- v. 4. Kno to pat. -- v. 5. Pat to tat. -- v. 6. Tat to zul
Topic: Needlework
At head of title: Arte francés moderno aplicado
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
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by Siebmacher, Johann, d. 1611
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Poem on 7 pages at beginning signed. l: Sibmacher. Printed leaves have patterns from Sibmacher's Newes Modelbuch. Other leaves have graphs filled in by hand. Inside front cover is handwritten material in praise of Tugend (virtue). Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery, Design, Pattern books
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Title supplied by cataloger Exhibited:"Summer Kimono, The Color of Blue Sky...Morning Pilgrimage," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library, June 22- September 8, 2008 Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection
Topics: Costume--Japan, Kimonos--Japan, Kimonos--Pattern design, Design, Costume design
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by Nonotuck Silk Company
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Cover title, 1895-96: Florence home needlework with Corticelli silk. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Needlework, Lace and lace making, Embroidery--Design, Fancy work, Crocheting, Knitting,...
Added t.-p. in colors, with ornamental border
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
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Topics: Color, Printing
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by Naroden Etnografski Muzei (Sofia, Bulgaria); Kostov, St. L; Peteva, E; Naroden Etnografski Muzei (Sofia, Bulgaria). Broderies nationales bulgares
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Added t.p.: Broderies nationales bulgares. Bulgarian and French
Topics: Naroden Etnografski Muzei (Sofia, Bulgaria), Embroidery, Embroidery
Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress
Topic: Needlework
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Topic: Embroidery
Paged continuously
Topics: Costume, Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts
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Loose plates from R. Ackermann's Repository of arts. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Textile fabrics, Pattern books, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Muslin
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by Jasper, J. E; Pirngadie, Mas
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1. Het vlechtwerk.--2. De weef kunst.--3. De batikkunst
Topics: Decorative arts, Batik, Textile fabrics, Weaving
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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In portfolio
Topics: Embroidery, Decoration and ornament, Coptic